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Twelve alleged members of a criminal theft and fencing ring — including one from Elmont and one from Long Beach — were arrested and charged last week with stealing millions of dollars worth of goods and selling them online for more than two decades, according to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. more
The Town of Hempstead is fighting a court decision that temporarily bars it from requiring gas station owners to provide free compressed air 24 hours a day so drivers can fill their tires. more
About 100 people packed into the Gateway Christian Center in Valley Stream on Feb. 18 for a town hall-style meet-and-greet with U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Far Rockaway) focusing on two important issues: immigration and the Affordable Care Act. more
The blues could be heard loud and clear and Caribbean food was in abundance at a Black History Month celebration hosted by St. John's United Methodist Church of Elmont on Feb. 12. more
About 500,000 people marched through Midtown Manhattan Saturday, packing the streets to celebrate women's rights, to make their voices heard and to send a message to the nation's new leader, President Donald Trump. more
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III, 13 and Mia, 11, made their way past the barricades and crowds that surrounded the Capitol early on Jan. 20 and staked out a position … more
One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights. more
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s staff and supporters said that they are concerned that the Republican-majority chambers of Congress will soon move to strip health centers affiliated with … more
As thousands of police and civilians stood waiting on Fifth Avenue, and more than 100 SUVs, police cars, ambulances and motorcycles lined the street on a Friday morning in the heart of bustling midtown Manhattan, only one thing was missing. Noise. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
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